Hi, my name Samantha Barnes, or Sam for short, and I love radio. I am a local girl from Canton, MO, but was born in Brooklyn, New York (GO YANKEES). I guess you can say that my radio career, started with my high school band teacher, Mr. Berry, who introduced me to the wonderful world of music. I learned about all different genres from classical to blues and hip hop to pop. He’s the reason I fell in love with music. I graduated from Northwest Missouri State University (GO BEARCATS), and started my journey into radio. And in my opinion, it is the coolest job ever.
Win A Hot Air Balloon Ride
The fourth annual Hot Air Balloon Glow at Quincy University returns September 20, and once again, we are giving two lucky listeners the opportunity of a lifetime: a hot air balloon ride over Quincy!
Riverboats Are Coming Back to Hannibal
If you have ever wanted to see a classic riverboat here is your chance.
Where Were You When The World Changed?
My mom remembers where she was when JFK was shot and many remember where they were when The Challenger exploded. But everyone old enough (including myself) remembers where they were on this day 17 years ago when the world changed.
These Museums Are FREE For Illinois Residents On These Days Only
Although summer vacations might be over, you can always plan a weekend getaway to Chicago this fall to take advantage of these deals.
Things to Do In Quincy On This Rainy Weekend
Rain, rain go away. Come again another day. There is going to be plenty of rain this weekend, and if you're needing something to keep the kids busy, here are a few ideas.
Start Your Weekend With The NEW Friday Flashback Dance Hour
There is something new to listen to on your drive home on Fridays: the Flashback Dance Hour on Y101!
Here Is The Best Day To See Fall Colors In Missouri and Illinois
You might find it hard to believe with ten inches of rain at 90 degree temps, but fall is just around the corner. And among everything there is about fall, when trees start changing color it truly is the spirit of fall. Now there's is a scientific way to figured out when the colors of fall will…
Lugnuts’ Car Show Looks Better Than Ever
The 19th Annual Tri-State Lugnuts Car show is scheduled for September 9 and it's going to be a great time for the whole family.
Everything You Need To Know About Hannibal’s ‘Taste of Twain’
Beer, wine, food, and music combine to make one of our favorite Hannibal events.
A Free ‘Parkour’ Class Is Coming to Quincy (This Could Be Fun!)
One of my favorite episodes of The Office is when Michael, Dwight, and Andy are doing parkour through the office and eventually onto the roof of a delivery truck (it does not go well but it sure is hilarious). I've tried recruiting my co-workers to do the same, but sadly I've been turned d…